Hindi is the 4th most commonly spoken language in homes with school-aged children in the U.S.
News from CAL
The Linguistic Society of America (LSA) is engaged in a campaign to educate and inform members of the U.S. Congress about the benefits of Native American language revitalization.
There are two bills currently pending in both houses of Congress which seek to enhance efforts to revitalize Native American languages. The Center for Applied Linguistics encourages you to visit the LSA website to learn more about steps you can take to help raise awareness within Congress about the importance of Native American language revitalization.
Schools across the USA are bracing for as many as 50,000 immigrant children who would start school this fall, most of them unaccompanied by their families.
Second-generation, Asian-American families and interracial families are seeking resources to preserve their language and heritage for their children.
Five separate assessment groups are asking school districts and students to test drive an array of new exams designed to measure students' command of the common-core standards.